Trade and Tariffs: International Opportunities for Northeast Indiana

Presented by PNC Financial Services Group

October 23, 2018


Sweetwater Sound

5501 US 30

Fort Wayne, IN 46818


11:30am        Registration opens


12:00pm        Lunch served & program begins


12:00              Welcoming Remarks

                        Heather Herron, VP Corporate Communications, Sweetwater Sound

                        Hon. Nelson Peters, Allen County Commissioner
                        Corinna Ladd, Regional President, Northern Indiana PNC Financial Services


12:15              Segment 1:  Outlook for International Trade and NE Indiana

                        Presenter:      Bill Adams, VP & Senior Economist, PNC Financial Services


1:15                Segment 2:   Discussion of U.S. International Trade Policy


                        Moderator:     Bill Konyha, President, NE Indiana Regional Chamber   


                        Panelists:      TBA


2:15                Segment 3:   Overview: WTC Indianapolis & WTC Global Network

                        Presenter:      Doris Anne Sadler, President & CEO, WTC Indianapolis


3:00                Segment 4:   Northeast Indiana Trade Leadership & Resources


                        Moderator:     Wesley Shie, ISBDC NE Indiana Regional Director


                        Panelists:        Andy Reinke, President, Foreign Targets, Inc.
                                                Export Advisor, Indiana Small Business Development Center

                                                Rachel Osting, General Counsel, Fort Wayne Metals, Inc.

                                                Dan Murray, President, Total Control Systems

                                                Mark Cooper, Director, U.S. Commercial Service – Indiana


4:15                Concluding Remarks


                        Eric Doden, President & CEO, Greater Fort Wayne Inc.


4:30                Networking Reception 

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